Pear Almond Tart Recipe

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Pear Almond Tart Recipe

Pear Almond Tart Recipe

This Pear Almond Tart Recipe uses either fresh pears or canned pears!  I love that because that means I can make it any time of year using canned pears and it tastes just as good.

I made this last year for Thanksgiving and it was a big hit with everyone! While this recipe has a lot of steps, if you enjoy baking give this one a try!

Pear Almond Tart Recipe

Pear almond Tart Recipe

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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 331

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons All-Purpose Flour Plus More For Work Surface
  • 1 Disk Pate Brisee
  • 1 Cup Blanched Almonds
  • 3/4 Cup Confectioners Sugar Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter Chilled, Cut Into Small Pieces
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pure Almond Extract
  • 1/2 Cup Apricot Jam
  • 8 Large Canned Pear Halves Well Drained, Patted Dry, Thinly Sliced Lengthwise - OR- 4 Fresh Pears, Peeled, Cored And Thinly Sliced

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to a 12-inch round.
  • Fit dough into a 9-inch removable bottom tart pan lifting into and pressing up sides.
  • Cut off excess dough by rolling your rolling pin across the edge of the tart pan.
  • Place prepared tart pan on a rimmed cookie sheet and bake in preheated oven for 5 minutes.
  • In a food processor pulse almond and sugar until finely ground.
  • Add butter, egg, flour, salt and almond extract and process until well combined.
  • In the bottom of your tart shell spread 1/4 cup apricot jam.
Nutrition Facts
Pear almond Tart Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 331 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 34mg11%
Sodium 321mg14%
Potassium 236mg7%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 306IU6%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 44mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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